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Regardless of falling to the DC Defenders 34-33, the Seattle Sea Dragons had been in a position to flex some former NFL muscle at Lumen Subject.
Quarterback Ben DiNucci and vast receiver Josh Gordon have been with the group for a bit, even having some drama alongside the best way, however the debut of Phillip Lindsay within the flashy Sea Dragon Orange delighted followers.
Lindsay regarded acquainted in orange, having began his NFL profession with Denver and having two 1,000-yard seasons because the Broncos’ major again, and he was in a position to rating his first XFL landing early within the contest.
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JUST PHILLIP LINDSAY DOING BIG THINGS ALREADY 🔥#XFL2023 | #BreatheFire pic.twitter.com/d92FfPZc25
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Phillip Lindsay is making an impression in his first XFL recreation, scoring on a two-yard run for Seattle.
The Sea Dragons fail to transform on the three-point try.
The Defenders lead the Sea Dragons 8-6 with 10:35 left within the first half.
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WOW what a catch by Josh Gordon alongside the sidelines! Seattle again in enterprise at DC’s 25.
And it will not be overturned on overview. Massive Dean Blandino fan, I’ve at all times been.
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Nice adjustment and catch from Josh Gordon for a acquire of 28 yards. #DCvsSEA | #XFL2023
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Rattling Josh Gordon simply mentioned welcome to the XFL
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JOSH GORDON LOWERED THE SHOULDER 😳 @XFL2023 pic.twitter.com/nKGDkyDu6b
Lindsay completed with 23 yards on eight carries with the aforementioned landing, and he additionally added two catches and 6 yards within the receiving recreation. Gordon made 4 catches for 39 yards, whereas DiNucci went 28-of-42 for 301 yards, three touchdowns and one interception.
The loss snapped a five-game win streak for Seattle because it battles for a spot within the XFL playoffs. The Sea Dragons are one recreation behind the St. Louis Battlehawks for the final playoff spot within the North Division. The 2 groups face off in Week 9.